Another storm is brewing in the corridors of power as another of President Muhammadu Buhari’s appointee is the subject of a raging controversy. A few days ago President Buhari appointed Ahmed Abubakar as the substantive Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA). Abubakar, was before his appointment as the new NIA DG, the Senior Special Assistant to the President (SSAP) on Foreign Affairs/International Relations. Abubakar holds a B.A degree in French Language and Literature, and an M.A degree in Francophone Maghrebian Literature, both from Bayero University, Kano.

Nigerians on twitter has reacts to the appointment, after a twitter user Jackson tweets.

He tweeted: “The new NIA DG recently appointed by Buhari has dual citizenship. He was born in Chad, holds a Chadian and Nigerian citizenship. His wife is Moroccan. He twice failed NIA promotion exams. Retired in 2013 to avoid dismissal. His dossier is filled with incompetences!”

The new NIA DG recently appointed by Buhari has dual citizenship. He was born in Chad, holds a Chadian and Nigerian citizenship. His wife is Moroccan. He twice failed NIA promotion exams. Retired in 2013 to avoid dismissal. His dossier is filled with incompetences! pic.twitter.com/NzxNIbXmhg

— Jackson Ude (@jacksonpbn) January 14, 2018

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